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De Kalb County, IN

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Education

The level of education of our workforce is a critical factor for economic and community development. It often provides insight into the skill levels of a local area. The metrics provided here focus on the attainment of degrees and high school graduates' higher education intent. The type of work (occupations) residents perform can also assist in understanding skill levels.

Educational Attainment
 19701980199020002015
Total Population 25 and Older16,47518,94921,80125,50028,125
    Less than 9th Grade4,0562,9431,590997974
    9th to 12th, No Diploma3,4713,0733,3052,9072,378
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)6,7879,25010,16511,69411,406
    Some College, No Degree  3,3445,1576,017
    Associate Degree  1,2441,5832,556
    Bachelors Degree  1,1822,1163,220
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  9711,0461,580
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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